Glendora is a municipality in Los Angeles County, California, United States, 23 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. As of the 2010 census, the population of Glendora was 50,073.
Glendora lies within the San Gabriel Valley, area code 626. There are portions that are in the area code 909, which is the area code for western San Bernardino County and areas in eastern Los Angeles County, like Claremont. Glendora lies to the west of Azusa and to the east of San Dimas. It has its own police force.
Residences in Glendora range from early 20th century bungalows, to modest ranch style homes, to multi-story configurations, to grand mansions. Glendora’s most expensive neighborhoods contain many large, secluded, estate homes with sweeping views across the San Gabriel Valley to Downtown Los Angeles. These neighborhoods include Morgan Ranch, Gordon Highlands, Bluebird Hill, Silent Ranch, Oakhart Estates, and Easley Canyon Estates, where homes have been listed and sold upwards of $7 million. The Glendora Country Club is a members-only country club with an 18-hole golf course, where membership is by invitation only.
Glendora Unified School District has six elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools and one adult school. The system is considered one of the best in the state and the country; consistently ranking in the top performing brackets. Private schools in Glendora consist of six private elementary schools and two private high schools.
Glendora’s official website offers information on parks and recreation, fields and facilities rentals, senior citizens’ activities, demographics and statistics, and youth sports leagues. For a list of churches, visit AreaConnect.com.
Glendora is a healthy, balanced, progressive city representing family values and the businesses that support them. It is great place to live, work and play.